Japan Meteorological Agency

Map locates where a 7.3 magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of Japan

7.3-magnitude quake rocks Japan

TOKYO (AP) — An earthquake of magnitude 7.3 struck Saturday morning off Japan’s east coast, the U.S. Geological Survey said. Japan’s emergency agencies declared a tsunami warning for the region that includes the crippled Fukushima […]

10/25/2013

Quake monitoring system allowed warning of today’s tremor

TOKYO (AP) – Residents of Japan had a warning, shortly before today’s strong quake that shook the northeastern part of the country. Public television broadcaster NHK broke off regular programming to warn that a strong quake was due to hit.

12/07/2012

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Japan quake: several injured, no major damage

TOKYO (AP) – Several people along Japan’s northeastern coast are reported injured after a strong earthquake hit the same Japanese coast that was devastated by last year’s massive quake and tsunami.

12/07/2012

Powerful typhoon lashes Okinawa

OKYO (AP) — A powerful typhoon lashed the southern Japanese island of Okinawa and surrounding areas Sunday, injuring four people and cutting off power to about 57,000 households. Weather officials had warned that Typhoon Bolaven […]

08/26/2012